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Passengers travelling on luxury cruise liners usually expect to be looked after by their ship's crew. Yet pirates who tried to hijack a liner off the coast of Somalia met something a little more sophisticated than a warning shot across the bow.
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An attempted attack by Somali pirates on a Norwegian tanker was foiled by Nato warships and helicopters after an overnight pursuit in the Gulf of Aden.

2009-04-19

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he 300,000-tonne Samho Dream - loaded with crude oil - was on its way from Iraq to the United States with 24 crew when it was seized on Sunday.

2010-04-05

 tanker Somalia pirate oil Iraq
The crew was under safe cover inaccessible to the pirates and that the lives and health of the sailors was not threatened by anything.

2010-05-06

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A Nato warship has captured a suspected pirate mother ship off Somalia, Nato's counter-piracy mission has said.

2011-02-13

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